Video - Go Behind The Scenes At KKR - Birthdays & Training

With the start of the Indian Premier League 2014 just days away, watch these behind-the-scenes videos as Kolkata Knight Riders step up their preparations Abu Dhabi.

The 2012 champions will take on the reigning champions Mumbai Indians in the tournament's opening game on 16th April.

In the video above, watch as Robin Uthappa and Ranganath Vinay Kumar give their thoughts on the season ahead and adventurer, explorer and motivator of men Mike Horn gives the Knight Riders his backing.

In episode 2 below, Australian batsman Chris Lyn celebrates his 24th birthday in what is described as an ancient and 'barbaric' Indian tradition.

He then thanks the Knight Riders fans for their birthday messages.

We also hear from Ryan ten Doeschate and get an insight into how the team are limbering up in Abu Dhabi.

Videos courtesy of Kolkata Knight Riders' YouTube channel

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